Skip to body

ITS Training

Access: Getting Started

Type: Professional development.

Delivery method:  Hands-on training Hands-on Training icon

Experience level:  Beginner; for those with little or no experience Beginner icon

Length: Two hours

Description:  Microsoft Access is the database piece of the Microsoft Office suite.  In this hands-on class we'll introduce the Access application and look at some sample databases to get an idea of the tools available and how they all work together. We'll create a simple database and some of the elements to work with that database. The class will be taught using the latest version of Access.

Prerequisites:  Understand the basics of Windows.

Online options: Microsoft provides free online training for Access here: with videos and courses. You can also get free training for Microsoft Office programs for the PC via the Microsoft IT Academy. Instructions for setting up an account, logging on to the Microsoft IT Academy and a class list are available via the My CWU Links menu in MyCWU.

If you are interested in this class but don't see it on the HR Calendar, please fill out the wait list form and we'll contact you as soon as we can get the class scheduled.


Page last updated 04/29/14.